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Music Post: The Medium is the Music

Marshall McLuhan famously said that the medium is the message,' having figured out that the nature of any communications medium affects its content and the way that content is perceived.
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From Las Vegas With Love

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Music Post: The Organ, from Bach to Iron Butterfly

Music Post: The History of Fast Movements Within The Symphony

Music Post: American Music for Strings

‘Real Dollars’ Applied to Hurricane Damage

Music Post: Howard Hanson, Great U.S. Composer

Hanson’s music tends to be dramatic, with unexpected chord changes, and tone color polish.

On Aging

My father turned 99 this year, and a couple weeks ago I turned 65, so it won’t surprise you that I have lately thought much about aging.

Whoah! 65!

I’m so old I remember when Paul McCartney’s “When I’m 64” was new music.

Music Post: Ghosts of Instruments Past

Instruments once common in performing classical music that fell into disuse.


Schatz urges Hawaii schools to increase air ventilation ahead of welcoming students back

U.S. Sen. Brian Schatz is calling on public and private schools in Hawaii to ensure “adequate air ventilation” in classrooms before welcoming students back.